un·​pub·​li·​cized | \ ˌən-ˈpə-blə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce unpublicized (audio) \

Definition of unpublicized

: not brought to the public's attention : not publicized an unpublicized appearance/event

Examples of unpublicized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not to mention unpublicized visits with the president himself. Steven Levy, Wired, "Facebook Employees Take the Rare Step to Call Out Mark Zuckerberg," 1 June 2020 The two dozen or so dinners have been unpublicized gatherings hosted by Pompeo and his wife, normally held at the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, according to NBC News. Mica Soellner, Washington Examiner, "Pompeo draws new scrutiny for dinners with elite figures at taxpayer expense," 20 May 2020 Pool/Samir HusseinGetty Images At an initially unpublicized event, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited military families and their kids in Windsor. Katherine J Igoe, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Dishes That Archie Has Two Teeth and Is Already Crawling," 7 Nov. 2019 The state of Ohio is abandoning what had been an unpublicized plan to deny food assistance to people with felony state or federal drug convictions. Laura Hancock, cleveland.com, "State says it’s backing down from plan to ban SNAP to people convicted of drug crimes," 16 July 2019 Most are smaller social media deals, for unpublicized amounts, but such linkups could pave the way for bigger, long-term partnerships. Kate Bowers, Fortune, "Women's World Cup: Who's Up for a Big Payday?," 21 June 2019 Nevertheless, the two sides aren’t involved in public or even unpublicized talks, officials say, and senior Pentagon officials have warned about the risk of miscalculation inherent in the protracted buildup. Siobhan Hughes, WSJ, "U.S. Planned Strike on Iran After Downing of Drone but Called Off Mission," 21 June 2019 Since then, they have been housed at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston: unnoticed, unpublicized — and perhaps off-limits. Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times, "Jacqueline Kennedy’s Notes for Dallas Are Found, Starting a Quiet Tug of War," 2 July 2018 That leads to another unpublicized reality: limited access to cheap cars that are reliable. Steve Lang, Car and Driver, "Cash-Strapped Shoppers Enter the Used-Car Market on the Losing End," 12 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unpublicized

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpublicized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpublicized. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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